Fishing and Boating in Michigan

In addition to the four Great Lakes, fishing in Michigan can mean wetting a line on one of the state’s scenic rivers or boating on one of the state’s glacial lakes. This section will provide you with information such as where to purchase a fishing license, and how to register a boat in Michigan.

Michigan

Michigan Fishing

Get started fishing in Michigan today. You can purchase a 24-hour, annual or a lifetime sport fishing license.

Get a Michigan Fishing License

Buying a fishing license is the first & most important step for any angler. Get more information.

Michigan Boating

You can go boating in Michigan on one of the state’s many freshwater rivers, great lakes, and reservoirs.

Register A Boat In Michigan

Registering your boat is easier than you think. Get information about how to register your boat.

Fishing and Boating Events in Michigan

May.
17

Detroit River Sturgeon Days

Inform Bunche Preparatory Academy students about lake sturgeon in the Great Lakes

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May.
20

Montmorency Conservation Day

Learning about Habitat

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Jun.
3

Kids Fishing Derby

Youth and community fishing event at NFH

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How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

How to Get Your Boating License or Boater Education Card

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7 Weird Things to Bring on a Camping Trip

7 Weird Things to Bring on a Camping Trip

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Wading Safety:  What to Do If You Fall in the River

Wading Safety: What to Do If You Fall in the River

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